The annual Festival de la Voix, in its new expanded version, takes place in Dorval, Pointe-Claire, and Beaconsfield from March 21 to 29 and features six concerts in various genres and workshops for singers, both experienced and novices.
A highlight is the gala concert Friday, March 24, 8pm, with music reflecting French, Irish, Muslim, Jewish, Québécois, Inuit, and Black cultures. Performers include singers Judi Richards and her daughters, Karine and Sarah-Émile Deschamps, with Monique Fauteux at the piano. It’s on at 8pm, Église de la Présentation, 665 de l’Église,
Dorval. Tickets cost $30, students and seniors $25.
The Golden Voices concert honouring seniors on Saturday, March 25, features The Island City Chorus, which does barbershop harmonies, Generations Big Band, and Quavaria Vocal Sextet. $15
The festival is produced by the non-profit Vox Aeterna.
Info on concerts and workshops: 514-624-2307, or festivaldelavoix.com.